About the RWQCP

The mission of the Regional Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP) is to protect San Francisco Bay by cleaning and treating wastewater before it is discharged to San Francisco Bay. Owned and operated by the City of Palo Alto, the RWQCP treats wastewater for the communities of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Stanford University and the East Palo Alto Sanitary District.

See how the RWQCP treats 20 million gallons of wastewater every day to protect the San Francisco Bay in this video!

Learn how the RWQCP partners with Santa Clara County Department of Health to track COVID and other diseases (video)

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